Martin Eiermann is Editor-at-Large at The European. From 2010 to 2013, he served as the magazine’s Managing Editor and Assistant Editor-in-Chief. Martin studied history, political theory and sociology at Harvard University and at the London School of Economics. He currently resides in Berkeley, CA, where he is pursuing a PhD in political sociology. Follow him on TwitterLast updated on 05.10.2015
The persistence of racial discrimination in America is only news to those of us who have never been on the receiving end. For many African-Americans and other minorities, it’s a pervasive reality.